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Why NYC Is The Only Place to Study Fashion

Posted by Adeline Affonso, Director of Admissions on Jan 18, 2017 8:21:16 AM

Fashion marketing, visual merchandising, fashion media... whatever field in the business of fashion you aspire to work in, there is no better place to start your studies than in a city that's often been hailed as a fashion capital of the world: the big apple. What exactly makes New York City the ideal place for college students interested in fashion? Here are three reasons. 

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Topics: New York City

Vicky Hung, Taiwan: Studying Abroad at LIM College

Posted by LIM College on Jan 17, 2017 3:58:39 PM

by Vicky Hung

Time flies. I’ve finished my first semester in LIM College and after studying here for one semester, I found out that I’ve changed. I've become more confident and independent.

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Topics: studying abroad, internships, eecm, Taiwan

My Journey To LIM College as a Transfer Student

Posted by LIM College on Jan 11, 2017 3:02:00 PM

by Aaliyah Lockhart

I was not the greatest student in high school. I never really took school seriously. I did what I had to do to get by so I could graduate. This did not help me when starting college because I was not prepared for what was to come.

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Topics: Transfer, GPA, Community College

What's to Love at LIM: Our Industry Exploration Internships

Posted by Patricia Curran Whiteman, Associate Director of Experiential Education on Jan 11, 2017 9:01:00 AM

As you search for the right college for you, you're probably reading a lot about internships—and that's because in today's job market, having real-world work experience already on your resume is virtually a non-negotiable. So that brings us to something our students love about LIM, and you will too if you end up here: internships are actually required to graduate. The first one you'll have is called an Industry Exploration internship. Here's what you need to know. 

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Topics: internships, experiential education & career managment, What's to Love at LIM

Trade Show Visit: Coterie

Posted by LIM College on Jan 6, 2017 12:25:26 PM

 by Luciano DiGiorgio

I recently visited Coterie, one of the biggest vendor showcases on the East Coast at the Javits Center. They had some of the biggest name brands such as Vince, Steve Madden, Toms Shoes, and many more recognizable companies. They also had fairly new companies that are just getting started.

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Topics: trade show, Coterie, denim

Five Benefits Of Taking College-Level Courses In High School

Posted by Kristina Ortiz, Dean of Admissions on Jan 5, 2017 8:59:31 AM

Eager to get a jumpstart on your college career? There's no better way than to start taking college-level courses in high school or enrolling in a college's summer or weekend program specifically for high school students. Not only does it show admissions teams you're motivated and serious about school, but it also gives you more advantages than you think. Here are five reasons why we think you should consider doing so.

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Topics: Admissions Advice

An LIM Exchange Student from Taiwan Writes About Her Christmas in the Netherlands

Posted by LIM College on Jan 4, 2017 1:58:39 PM

by Vicky Hung

My first Christmas in the USA was actually spent in the Netherlands. One of my friends invited me to celebrate Chrismas with her family. Her family not only gave me the best Christmas ever, but also allowed me a chance to experience how the Dutch celebrate their Christmas.

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Topics: Christmas, Taiwan, Netherlands

You Know You Belong in the Business of Fashion When...

Posted by Michael Londrigan, Dean of Academic Affairs on Dec 30, 2016 12:10:32 PM

If you're contemplating a career in fashion, but you're not really interested in designing clothes, remember this: there's so much more to this trillion dollar industry than what you see on the runway at Fashion Week. From merchandising to marketing, media, and beyond, you might find that you belong in the business side of fashion, especially if...

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Topics: business of fashion

Senior Year… But it Feels Like I Just Got Here

Posted by LIM College on Dec 21, 2016 4:51:32 PM

by Danielle Infantino

I think the moment it actually hit me that I was a Senior was sitting in the SVA building (in Senior Co-Op Prep) and they announced that we were the graduating class of 2017.  I looked around the room and noticed the other students I had classes with from freshman year until now. The ones who survived public speaking with me, those who I traveled across the world with, and those who I’ve had group projects with, and so forth.

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Topics: graduation, senior year, network

A Guide to Roommate Conflict

Posted by LIM College on Dec 21, 2016 4:13:06 PM

by Samantha Schecter

Roommates are supposed to be best friends, right? That’s what I thought entering freshman year at LIM College.

In some cases that may be true, but odds are you and your roommate(s) will have disagreements. First thing’s first, no matter how well you and your roommate(s) get along outside of your room, conflict in the room is practically unavoidable. Whether it’s having a loud roommate, a messy one, or one you simply don’t get along with, here are some tips to dealing with roommate issues.

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Topics: Roomate, Disagreements, conflict, RA